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Most Dangerous – Booktalk

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Title: Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

Author: Steve SheinkinMostDangerousCover1

Before Edward Snowden and Julian Assange, there was Daniel Ellsberg.

Ellsberg was a Harvard grad, ex-Marine, and staunch cold warrior. He spent seven years as a Washington insider at think tanks and the Pentagon, analyzing the Vietnam War.

Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin tells how Ellsberg grew to realize that the U.S. presence in Vietnam was built on a breath-taking series of lies and omissions; how he secretly and illegally copied the Pentagon Papers and gave them to the media; and how this eventually led to Watergate, Richard Nixon’s resignation, and the end of the war.

It’s an action-packed page-turner, and it’s all real!

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